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Thursday, September 2, 2021

7:00 PM or upon recess

Senator Nelson's Desk




Pursuant to suspension of Senate Rule 11.10 and 11.18, a public hearing of the Senate Committee on Finance was held on Thursday, September 2, 2021, at Senator Nelson's Desk.







Senator Jane Nelson, Chair



Senator Eddie Lucio, Jr., Vice Chair



Senator Paul Bettencourt



Senator Dawn Buckingham



Senator Donna Campbell



Senator Brandon Creighton



Senator Kelly Hancock



Senator Joan Huffman



Senator Lois Kolkhorst



Senator Robert Nichols



Senator Charles Perry



Senator Charles Schwertner



Senator Larry Taylor



Senator Royce West



Senator John Whitmire






The chair called the meeting to order at 7:44 PM. There being a quorum present, the following business was transacted:


Senator Lucio assumed the chair.




The chair laid out HB 5 and recognized the Senate sponsor, Senator Nelson, to explain the bill.


Senator Nelson moved that HB 5 be reported favorably to the Senate with the recommendation that it do pass and be printed. The motion carried with a record vote of 15 ayes, 0 nays, 0 present not voting, and 0 absent.


Senator Nelson resumed the chair.


There being no further business, at 7:06 PM Senator Nelson moved that the Committee stand recessed subject to the call of the chair. Without objection, it was so ordered.







Senator Jane Nelson, Chair





Stephanie Hoover, Clerk